|B-29s Rule Jap Skies,1944/12/18|
(1) "At Saipan, after briefing, the members of the 21st bombing Command take to Super Fortresses and roar into the sky - destination Tokyo! They shower tons of bombs and incendiaries on the huge sprawling city as they hit factories, steel mills and docks. Mass civilian evacuation of Tokyo was ordered after this raid. Japs Raid Saipan - Saipan is attacked by Jap raiders, 14 of which are shot down, after they had started spectacular fires and caused minor damage." scenes of Japan fighter planes st...
Downloads: 5,800 (2 reviews)
|Birth of the B-29 - U.S. Army Air Forces|
Design, production and testing of World War II bomber.
Keywords: World War II: Aviation; Aviation: Military
Downloads: 24,303 (4 reviews)
|To the shores of Iwo Jima - Milton Sperling|
An Academy Award nominee for Best Documentary, this 20 minute Technicolor production unfolds with graphic energy the nearly month long battle for Iwo Jima, a volcanic island lying 700 miles southeast of Japan, in which 20000 Japanese and nearly 7000 American fighting men were killed, a struggle eternalized by Joe Rosenthal's photograph of five Marines and a Navy corpsman raising a giant U.S. flag atop 550 foot high Mt...
Keywords: WWII; Marine Corps; Iwo Jima
Downloads: 26,610 (5 reviews)
|My Japan - U.S. Treasury Department|
Complex and disturbing anti-Japanese propaganda film produced to spur the sale of U.S. war bonds. CONTENT ADVISORY: Explicit racism and extreme violence.
Keywords: World War II: Japan; Propaganda; World War II: Homefront
Downloads: 255,614 (94 reviews)